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Impact of Opioid Substitution Therapy on Antiretroviral Therapy Outcomes

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Clin Infect Dis. 2016 Jun 25. pii: ciw416. [Epub ahead of print] Impact of Opioid Substitution Therapy on Antiretroviral Therapy Outcomes: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis BACKGROUND: Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected people who inject drugs (PWID) frequently encounter barriers accessing and remaining on antiretroviral therapy (ART). Some studies have suggested that opioid...

Prevalence of chlamydia, gonorrhoea, syphilis and trichomonas in Aboriginal Australians

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Prevalence of chlamydia, gonorrhoea, syphilis and trichomonas in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians: a systematic review and meta-analysis Sexual Health – , Submitted: 25 August 2015  Accepted: 5 November 2015   Published online: 18 January 2016 Abstract: Higher notification rates of sexually transmissible infections (STIs) are reported among Aboriginal and Torres Strait...

follow-up to post “Depo-Provera Linked to Increased HIV Risk in Africa”

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Hi SASHA readers,
Some people have pointed out that the link in the previous post “Depo-Provera Linked to Increased HIV Risk in Africa” goes to a login page which locks them out. I found the article through google, and it turns out you can only access it in you go in that way, i.e. via google results. I was not aware of this when i posted it.
Cheers,
SASHA
 

Depo-Provera Linked to Increased HIV Risk in Africa

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Medscape, January 09, 2015
The injectable contraceptive depot medroxyprogesterone (Depo-Provera or DMPA) is associated with elevated risk for HIV infection among women in low-income or middle-income countries of sub-Saharan Africa, according to a study.
The mechanism behind a link between DMPA and HIV infection is not known.
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